Forestry science and technologies research provides information and support tools for forestry, timber and related industries in Queensland.
Plantation trees - fact sheets about growing improved tree species in plantations, their wood properties and potential wood products in Queensland
Plantation potential in Queensland´s regions - fact sheets about the performance of key tree species in plantation trials in 6 regions in Queensland
Sustainable native forest management - Case studies in native forest management
Fire management - guidelines for using fire in spotted gum - ironbark forests for production and biodiversity outcomes
Pests and diseases - fact sheets about pests and diseases in forest trees, plantations and timber
Managing pests and diseases in plantation forests - a guide for preventing damage, assessing symptoms, management options, forest certification
Healthy hardwoods - a field guide to pests, diseases and nutritional disorders in subtropical hardwoods
Nutritional disorders - a guide to symptoms that distinguish nutritional disorders from damage caused by pests and diseases.
Wood and timber construction and processing – digital tools and guides for timber construction in Queensland:
- Qtimber- QTimber is the digital application of the Construction timbers in Queensland publication (see below). It provides critical information about using the right timber for the right job
- Construction timbers in Queensland - properties and specifications for satisfactory performance of construction timbers in Queensland - Class 1 and Class 10 buildings'
- Cocowood - a best practice manual for processing coconut stems for flooring products
- Cocowood: Properties and processing facts for coconut ´wood´ (PDF, 190.5KB) - quick facts about the properties of cocowood and how to process and use it.
Wood properties of forest trees - the wood properties of 80 species of Australian and imported timbers, including timber terms and definitions
Timber Answers - an online reference for the properties and use of more than 1 000 Australian and imported timbers
Using wood treated with preservative - an overview of the standards relating to wood treated with preservative